Qualification details

RGR30308 - Certificate III in Racing Services (Racing Administration) (Release 3)


Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by RGR30418 - Certificate III in Racing ServicesTwo qualifications merged and revised to include specialisations for cadet steward and racing administration 04/Jul/2018

Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
3 (this release) 17/Dec/2013
(View details for release 2) 22/Jan/2013
(View details for release 1) 24/Sep/2008

Units of competency

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BSBWOR204A - Use business technologyUse business technologyElective
BSBCUS301B - Deliver and monitor a service to customersDeliver and monitor a service to customersElective
BSBWRT301A - Write simple documentsWrite simple documentsElective
BSBITU301A - Create and use databasesCreate and use databasesElective
SITHFAB201 - Provide responsible service of alcoholProvide responsible service of alcoholElective
RGRCMN002A - Investigate job opportunities in racing and related industriesInvestigate job opportunities in racing and related industriesElective
HLTFA301B - Apply first aidApply first aidCore
RGRCMN003A - Manage personal health and fitnessManage personal health and fitnessElective
SISXEMR201A - Respond to emergency situationsRespond to emergency situationsElective
RGRCMN401A - Maintain and monitor OHS procedures and environmental work practicesMaintain and monitor OHS procedures and environmental work practicesCore
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SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 452318 Dog Or Horse Racing Official 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3993-33 Horse Or Dog Racing Official 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0921 Sport And Recreation 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Racing Administration 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Racing Administrator,Racing Secretary,Photo Finish Operator,Timekeeper (Racing),Greyhound Lure Driver,Harness Mobile Start Driver,Thoroughbred Clerk of Scales,Racing Nominations and Acceptances Clerk,Swab Attendant,Clerk of Course (Horse Racing),Racing Licensing and Registration Clerk,Greyhound Clerk of Scales 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 452318 Dog Or Horse Racing Official 24/Sep/2008 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3993-33 Horse Or Dog Racing Official 24/Sep/2008 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0921 Sport And Recreation 24/Sep/2008 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 24/Sep/2008 
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Modification History


TP Version 




Updated superseded equivalent units.



Updated superseded equivalent units. Fixed error in packaging rules that identified wrong choice of core units



Initial release


This qualification reflects the role of persons who are responsible for organising their own work within known routines. Work responsibilities cover general office administration conducted under racing-specific protocols and procedures. A range of well-developed skills involving judgement and problem solving with some theoretical knowledge is required.

While they may not be required to handle horses or greyhounds, employees with this qualification are often required to work close to race animals. For their own safety, the safety of others and the safety of animals, employees must be aware of potential risks and hazards associated with animal behaviour.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

RGR20308 Certificate II in Racing Services (Racing Administration)

Pathways from the qualification 

RGR40508 Certificate IV in Racing Services (Racing Administration)

Licensing considerations 

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification.

Australian Apprenticeships 

This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

Job roles 

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Refer to Pathways Information

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements 

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Qualification pathways 

Employability Skills Summary


Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :


  • listening and understanding
  • speaking clearly and directly
  • writing to the needs of the audience
  • negotiating responsively
  • reading independently
  • empathising
  • using numeracy effectively
  • understanding the needs of internal and external customers
  • persuading effectively
  • establishing and using networks
  • being assertive
  • sharing information
  • speaking and writing in languages other than English


  • working across different ages irrespective of gender, race, religion or political persuasion
  • working as an individual and as a member of a team
  • knowing how to define a role as part of the team
  • applying teamwork to a range of situations e.g. futures planning and crisis problem solving
  • identifying the strengths of team members
  • coaching and mentoring skills, including giving feedback


  • developing creative, innovative and practical solutions
  • showing independence and initiative in identifying and solving problems
  • solving problems in teams
  • applying a range of strategies to problem solving
  • using mathematics, including budgeting and financial management to solve problems
  • applying problem-solving strategies across a range of areas
  • testing assumptions, taking into account the context of data and circumstances
  • resolving customer concerns in relation to complex project issues

Initiative and enterprise

  • adapting to new situations
  • developing a strategic, creative and long-term vision
  • being creative
  • identifying opportunities not obvious to others
  • translating ideas into action
  • generating a range of options
  • initiating innovative solutions

Planning and organising

  • managing time and priorities - setting time lines, coordinating tasks for self and with others
  • being resourceful
  • taking initiative and making decisions
  • adapting resource allocations to cope with contingencies
  • establishing clear project goals and deliverables
  • allocating people and other resources to tasks
  • planning the use of resources, including time management
  • participating in continuous improvement and planning processes
  • developing a vision and a proactive plan to accompany it
  • predicting - weighing up risk, evaluating alternatives and applying evaluation criteria
  • collecting, analysing and organising information
  • understanding basic business systems and their relationships


  • having a personal vision and goals
  • evaluating and monitoring own performance
  • having knowledge and confidence in own ideas and visions
  • articulating own ideas and visions
  • taking responsibility


  • managing own learning
  • contributing to the learning community at the workplace
  • using a range of mediums to learn - mentoring, peer support and networking, IT and courses
  • applying learning to technical issues (e.g. learning about products) and people issues (e.g. interpersonal and cultural aspects of work)
  • having enthusiasm for ongoing learning
  • being willing to learn in any setting - on and off the job
  • being open to new ideas and techniques
  • being prepared to invest time and effort in learning new skills
  • acknowledging the need to learn in order to accommodate change


  • having a range of basic IT skills
  • applying IT as a management tool
  • using IT to organise data
  • being willing to learn new IT skills
  • having the OHS knowledge to apply technology
  • having the appropriate physical capacity

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Completion of twenty (20) units made up of four (4) core and sixteen (16) elective units.


  • a minimum of one (1) unit from Group A
  • a minimum of ten (10) units from Group C
  • a minimum of two (2) units from Groups A, C, D or E
  • a maximum of three (3) units may be selected from the RGR08 Racing Training Package or any other currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the racing industry.

For a Certificate III in Racing Services (Racing Administration) at least twelve (12) of the units selected to make up this qualification must be aligned clearly to Certificate III outcomes.


RGRCMN001A Comply with the rules of racing and related protocols

RGRCMN201A Follow OHS procedures and observe environmental work practices OR 

RGRCMN401A Maintain and monitor OHS procedures and environmental work practices

RGRCMN202A Achieve requirements for industry induction

HLTFA301B Apply first aid


RGRCMN002A Investigate job opportunities in racing and related industries

RGRCMN003A Manage personal health and fitness

RGRTRK402A Relate animal welfare to track and environmental conditions

AHCBIO202A Follow site quarantine procedures

PUACOM001C Communicate in the workplace

SISXEMR201A Respond to emergency situations


RGRADM301A Assist with race meeting operations

RGRADM302A Supervise use of track and race club facilities

RGRADM402A Prepare for race meeting special events

BSBCUS301B Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBDIV301A Work effectively with diversity

BSBFIA301A Maintain financial records

BSBINM301A Organise workplace information

BSBITU301A Create and use databases

BSBITU306A Design and produce business documents

BSBMKG414A Undertake marketing activities

BSBWOR204A Use business technology

BSBWOR301B Organise personal work priorities and development

BSBWRT301A Write simple documents

SITHFAB201 Provide responsible service of alcohol

SRXEVT007B Manage spectators at an event or program

SRXGRO002A Deal with conflict

THTFME07A Organise and monitor infrastructure for outdoor events

THTFME09A Develop and update knowledge of protocol events